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I recently received my first order from Jerry’s Artarama, and I have to admit that I ordered because the store’s name had “arama” in it’s title. I’m glad that I did. Their website is easy to use, and their prices … Continue reading
Tina snagged this 5.5 inch by 8.5 inch Canson XL Mixed Media sketchbook from a big box store to hopefully replace my beloved Sketchbook from Heaven. It wasn’t quite the replacement for that cheap but inexplicably magical doodle pad, but … Continue reading
I’m getting used to the fantastic art program for the iPad Pro called Procreate. It uses the Apple Pencil, and it has the most satisfying interface that I’ve used on a digital platform thus far. I’ve been doodling and playing … Continue reading
Black and White Friday. Shot with an iPad and edited with Affinity Photo on the same iPad.
After finishing my last Halloween Head, I was looking for another project to work on. I thought I would continue with monsters, but a likely creature did not leap to mind. I kicked around a bunch of ideas trying to … Continue reading
I was trying to squeak out this Halloween Head for October 31st, but it wasn’t to be. I had a Halloween costume to finish, and I ended up chasing a few wild geese and wandering up a few blind alleys … Continue reading
Plywood has been involved every step of the way in the creation of this year’s Halloween Costume. He hasn’t been helpful, but he’s been involved. Happy Halloween.
My latest Halloween Head is a fellow with one hell of a commute. This visitor from another world is a vector illustration I whipped together in Affinity Designer.
My latest Halloween Head is more of a femme fatale rather than a monster. Illustrated by Joe Williams using the world’s greatest vector art program Affinity Designer on a well-worn 2010 Macbook at home and a battered 2008 Macbook at … Continue reading
Here is another Halloween Head I illustrated in the marvelous vector design application called Affinity Designer. I started this yesterday morning with a vague polygon shape for a face and a cog shape for hair. I wasn’t sure if it … Continue reading
This is a variation of my 23rd anniversary card that I posted recently. I had designed the card with a Halloween notion in mind, and it was a small matter to swap out the 23 with a Jack O’ Lantern … Continue reading
Celebrating 23 years of marriage as Tina and I usually do — we make cards for one another. This year I decided to chase down a Halloween theme as I do with Tina’s birthday cards. I cooked this headless horseman … Continue reading
This is another in a Halloween themed series of illustrations I put together in the superlative vector art program known as Affinity Designer. See more of my vector illustrations HERE!